Arabella Chenin Blanc
2016 Robertson, South Africa
Winemaker Stephen de Wet describes his Chenin as rich and racy, and we’d have to agree. It's a perfect step up from Pinot Grigio for folks looking for a bit of extra aroma, body and spice. Like a fresh bag of green apples with a hint of cream. A multiple-award winning wine in South Africa, try this wine with a Camembert or Brie for a great taste sensation. $15.99/btl
Cliff Lede Sauvignon Blanc
2018 Napa Valley, California
Born in the glorious 2018 vintage, this year’s Sauvignon Blanc is a revelrous elixir that flourishes a multitudinous array of citrus tinged aromas and flavors. The exceedingly seductive perfume of orange blossom, pink fleshed grapefruit, and warm lemon soufflé entices, whilst restorative verdant notes ascend out of the glass and meld with hints of lemon verbena, tarragon, and ginger. The entrance boasts a brace of lemon candy across the palate followed by an unraveling of lemon meringue, tangerine marmalade, and lychee flavors. With air the wine further complexes and is punctuated by plump apricots, toasted brioche, and crushed chalk. This fun, sexy, and smart wine is imbued with a delightfully bright acidity and a long, rich full-bodied texture. $26.99/btl
2017 Paarl, South Africa
This barrel-matured wine exhibits notes of blackberry, fruitcake and hardened candy paired with a juicy mouth-feel and supple, sweet tannins. Plus, it’s Kosher! $19.99/btl
Feudo Antico Montepulciano D’Abruzzo Organic!
2017 Montepulciano D’Abruzzo DOP, Abruzzo, Italy
Spiced raspberry and cherry meld with a bit of tobacco on the nose. There's a pleasing smoothness to the medium-bodied palate, with rounded red fruit flavors that are clipped by bright acidity. $14.99/btl
Kieu Hoang Blue Label Zinfandel
This gentle Zinfandel has ripe fruit flavors and pleasant acidity, an excellent wine to have with your favorite pasta dish, with red or meat sauce. If you are vegetarian, a perfect choice for eggplant Parmesan. Enjoy this wine with pizza, barbecued chicken or pork with sweet sauce. This wine is an excellent choice to pair with Asian mild-spiced foods. Have this Zinfandel with dessert; Balsamic vinegar macerated strawberries on top of pound cake with a drizzle of raspberry dark chocolate sauce. $21.99/btl
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Lenamon-Pepi ‘Negociant’ Pinot Noir New Arrival!
2013 Anderson Valley, California
Winemakers Bob Pepi & Jeff Lenamon who enjoy a good bottle of Pinot Noir put this label together. The name Negociant alludes to the long, successful search and discovery of a few great vineyards that make an astounding Pinot Noir, in this case a wonderful vineyard in Anderson Valley – which they felt was one of the best areas in California for making top Pinot Noir. Aged 10 months in French Oak (30% new). The aromas immediately please with both good intensity and complexity, hinting of cherries, tart, mature plums, sage and a clean earthiness. Medium body, elegant balance and structure with wonderful integration of flavors from entry through the long pleasing finish. UNCORKED PINOT CLUB SELECTION. $64.99/btl
Bookwalter ‘Conflict’ Red Blend New Arrival!
2016 Conner Lee Vineyard, Columbia Valley, Washington
(50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 48% Merlot, 2% Malbec)
This classical blend of Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon displays the terroir of Conner Lee Vineyard in gorgeous form. 2016 was a warm vintage Warm vintages for Conner Lee Vineyard, showing off big ripe flavors balanced by the cool site’s fresh acidity. Suave and complex with classical aromatics of currants and dark berries married to new French oak and savory earthiness. The 2% Malbec brings spice and pepper notes with aromatic brightness. Cabernet Sauvignon’s tannic intensity vies with the voluptuous Merlot for attention in this dynamic wine. Expect this wine to last for ten to twenty years and show its best from one year after release. $45.99/btl
Byron Blatty ‘Undertake’ New Arrival!
2016 Los Angeles County, California (60% Zinfandel, 25% Petite Sirah, 10% Merlot, 5% Syrah)
Mark and Jenny Blatty founded Byron Blatty Wines in 2014 with the focus is on limited-edition, handcrafted red wines that feature sustainably farmed, family-owned vineyards in Los Angeles County. A true classic of California's robust, fruit-driven style, this beautiful wine has great depth and subtleties that find their way through the red fruit core. Red raspberry jam and boysenberry syrup, with fresh red fruit and candied plums lead the charge on the nose with hints of vanilla, sweet tobacco leaf and white pepper. The palate is medium bodied and silky, featuring vibrant red fruits and berries with an elevating acidity. Smooth, fine-grained tannins draw out the spiced, fruit-laced finish. $49.99/btl